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[movies]Esta Soler: How we turned the tide on domestic violence (Hint: the Polaroid helped) - TED.com
When Esta Soler lobbied for a bill outlawing domestic violence in 1984, one politician called it the "Take the Fun Out of Marriage Act." "If only I had Twitter then," she mused. This sweeping, optimistic talk charts 30 years of tactics and technologies -- from the Polaroid camera to social media -- that led to a 64% drop in domestic violence in the U.S.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; gender; violence; women; TEDWomen 2013; 2013
Downloads: 47
[movies]Gary Slutkin: Let's treat violence like a contagious disease - TED.com
Physician Gary Slutkin spent a decade fighting tuberculosis, cholera and AIDS epidemics in Africa. When he returned to the United States, he thought he'd escape brutal epidemic deaths. But then he began to look more carefully at gun violence, noting that its spread followed the patterns of infectious diseases. A mind-flipping look at a problem that too many communities have accepted as a given. We've reversed the impact of so many diseases, says Slutkin, and we can do the same with violence...
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; disease; health; medicine; violence; TEDMED 2013; 2013
Downloads: 69
[movies]Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly: Be passionate. Be courageous. Be your best. - TED.com
On January 8th, 2011, Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was shot in the head while meeting constituents in her home town of Tucson, Arizona. Her husband, the astronaut Mark Kelly, immediately flew to be by her side. In this emotional conversation with the Paley Center's Pat Mitchell, the pair describe their lives both before and after the accident -- and describe their political campaign against gun violence.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; politics; violence; TED2014; 2014
Downloads: 57
[movies]Jackson Katz: Violence against women—it's a men's issue - TED.com
Domestic violence and sexual abuse are often called "women’s issues.” But in this bold, blunt talk, Jackson Katz points out that these are intrinsically men’s issues -- and shows how these violent behaviors are tied to definitions of manhood. A clarion call for us all -- women and men -- to call out unacceptable behavior and be leaders of change.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; men; violence; women; TEDxFiDiWomen; 2012
Downloads: 297
[movies]Leslie Morgan Steiner: Why domestic violence victims don't leave - TED.com
Leslie Morgan Steiner was in “crazy love” -- that is, madly in love with a man who routinely abused her and threatened her life. Steiner tells the dark story of her relationship, correcting misconceptions many people hold about victims of domestic violence, and explaining how we can all help break the silence. (Filmed at TEDxRainier.)
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; culture; global issues; love; relationships; violence; women; TEDxRainier; 2012
Downloads: 406
[movies]Julia Bacha: Pay attention to nonviolence - TED.com
In 2003, the Palestinian village of Budrus mounted a 10-month-long nonviolent protest to stop a barrier being built across their olive groves. Did you hear about it? Didn't think so. Brazilian filmmaker Julia Bacha asks why we only pay attention to violence in the Israel-Palestine conflict -- and not to the nonviolent leaders who may one day bring peace.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2011; TED; Talks; arts; communication; compassion; entertainment; film; peace; violence; war; 2011
Downloads: 304
[movies]Emiliano Salinas: A civil response to violence - TED.com
In this passionate talk that's already caused a sensation in Mexico, Emiliano Salinas, son of former president Carlos Salinas de Gortari, confronts the current climate of violence in Mexico -- or rather, how Mexican society responds to it. He calls on ordinary citizens to move from denial and fear to peaceful, community-based action. This is the first talk posted on TED.com that was delivered in a language other than English...
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; community; crime; global issues; peace; social change; tedx; violence; TEDxSanMigueldeAllende; 2010
Downloads: 30
[movies]May El-Khalil: Making peace is a marathon - TED.com
In Lebanon there is one gunshot a year that isn’t part of a scene of routine violence: The opening sound of the Beirut International Marathon. In a moving talk, marathon founder May El-Khalil explains why she believed a 26.2-mile running event could bring together a country divided for decades by politics and religion, even if for one day a year.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; culture; global issues; sports; violence; war; TEDGlobal 2013; 2013
Downloads: 135
[movies]PW Singer on military robots and the future of war - TED.com
In this powerful talk, P.W. Singer shows how the widespread use of robots in war is changing the realities of combat. He shows us scenarios straight out of science fiction -- that now may not be so fictitious.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; design; future; global issues; politics; robots; technology; violence; war; TED2009; 2009
Downloads: 160
[movies]Ian Dunbar on dog-friendly dog training - TED.com
Speaking at the 2007 EG conference, trainer Ian Dunbar asks us to see the world through the eyes of our beloved dogs. By knowing our pets' perspective, we can build their love and trust. It's a message that resonates well beyond the animal world.
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; animals; brain; children; love; psychology; violence; 2007
Downloads: 210
[movies]Scilla Elworthy: Fighting with non-violence - TED.com
How do you deal with a bully without becoming a thug? In this wise and soulful talk, peace activist Scilla Elworthy maps out the skills we need -- as nations and individuals -- to fight extreme force without using force in return. To answer the question of why and how non-violence works, she evokes historical heroes -- Aung San Suu Kyi, Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela -- and the personal philosophies that powered their peaceful protests...
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; TEDxFeatured; activism; global issues; peace; tedx; violence; war; TEDxExeter; 2012
Downloads: 285
[movies]Mohamed Ali: The link between unemployment and terrorism - TED.com
For the young and unemployed in the world's big cities, dreams of opportunity and wealth do come true -- but too often because they're heavily recruited by terrorist groups and other violent organizations. Human rights advocate Mohamed Ali draws on stories from his native Mogadishu to make a powerful case for innovation incubators for our cities' young and ambitious.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Africa; business; entrepreneur; global issues; innovation; peace; violence; youth; TEDCity2.0; 2013
Downloads: 103
[movies]Eve Ensler on security - TED.com
Playwright Eve Ensler explores our modern craving for security -- and why it makes us less secure. Listen for inspiring, heartbreaking stories of women making change.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2005; TED; Talks; activism; culture; global issues; spoken word; technology; violence; war; women; 2005
Downloads: 54
[movies]Ali Carr-Chellman: Gaming to re-engage boys in learning - TED.com
At TEDxPSU, Ali Carr-Chellman pinpoints three reasons boys are tuning out of school in droves, and lays out her bold plan to re-engage them: bringing their culture into the classroom, with new rules that let boys be boys, and video games that teach as well as entertain.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDxPSU; TED; Talks; children; education; gaming; psychology; technology; violence; 2010
Downloads: 64
[movies]Jim Fallon: Exploring the mind of a killer - TED.com
Psychopathic killers are the basis for some must-watch TV, but what really makes them tick? Neuroscientist Jim Fallon talks about brain scans and genetic analysis that may uncover the rotten wiring in the nature (and nurture) of murderers. In a too-strange-for-fiction twist, he shares a fascinating family history that makes his work chillingly personal.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2009; TED; Talks; brain; consciousness; development; mind; psychology; science; violence; 2009
Downloads: 166
[movies]Ed Gavagan: A story about knots and surgeons - TED.com
One day, Ed Gavagan was sitting on the subway, watching two young med students practicing their knots. And a powerful memory washed over him -- of one shocking moment that changed his life forever. An unforgettable story of crime, skill and gratitude.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; New York; crime; medicine; storytelling; violence; TEDMED 2012; 2012
Downloads: 431
[movies]Aziz Abu Sarah: For more tolerance, we need more ... tourism? - TED.com
Aziz Abu Sarah is a Palestinian activist with an unusual approach to peace-keeping: Be a tourist. The TED Fellow shows how simple interactions with people in different cultures can erode decades of hate. He starts with Palestinians visiting Israelis and moves beyond ...
Keywords: Tedtalks; TED; Talks; Middle East; TED Fellows; activism; culture; peace; violence; war; TED2014; 2014
Downloads: 35
[movies]Karen Armstrong: Let's revive the Golden Rule - TED.com
Weeks from the Charter for Compassion launch, Karen Armstrong looks at religion's role in the 21st century: Will its dogmas divide us? Or will it unite us for common good? She reviews the catalysts that can drive the world's faiths to rediscover the Golden Rule.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; God; TED Prize; global issues; politics; religion; tedglobal2009; violence; TEDGlobal 2009; 2009
Downloads: 171
[movies]Steven Pinker on the myth of violence - TED.com
Steven Pinker charts the decline of violence from Biblical times to the present, and argues that, though it may seem illogical and even obscene, given Iraq and Darfur, we are living in the most peaceful time in our species' existence.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2007; TED; Talks; business; culture; global issues; media; violence; war; 2007
Downloads: 572
[movies]Jason McCue: Terrorism is a failed brand - TED.com
In this gripping talk, lawyer Jason McCue urges for a new way to attack terrorism, to weaken its credibility with those who are buying the product -- the recruits. He shares stories of real cases where he and other activists used this approach to engage and create change.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; crime; global issues; law; marketing; violence; war; TEDGlobal 2012; 2012
Downloads: 154
[movies]Emiliano Salinas: A civil response to violence - TED.com
In this passionate talk from TEDxSanMigueldeAllende that's already caused a sensation in Mexico, Emiliano Salinas, son of former president Carlos Salinas de Gortari, confronts the current climate of violence in Mexico -- or rather, how Mexican society responds to it. He calls on ordinary citizens to move from denial and fear to peaceful, community-based action. This is the first talk posted on TED.com that was delivered in a language other than English...
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDxSanMigueldeAllende; TED; Talks; community; crime; global issues; peace; social change; tedx; violence; 2011
Downloads: 270
[movies]Meera Vijayann: Find your voice against gender violence - TED.com
This talk begins with a personal story of sexual violence that may be difficult to listen to. But that’s the point, says citizen journalist Meera Vijayann: Speaking out on tough, taboo topics is the spark for change. Vijayann uses digital media to speak honestly about her experience of gender violence in her home country of India -- and calls on others to speak out too.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; TEDx; activism; gender; media; violence; women; TEDxHousesOfParliament; 2014
Downloads: 52
[movies]Stefan Wolff: The path to ending ethnic conflicts - TED.com
Civil wars and ethnic conflicts have brought the world incredible suffering, but Stefan Wolff's figures show that, in the last 20 years, their number has steadily decreased. He extracts critical lessons from Northern Ireland, Liberia, Timor and more to show that leadership, diplomacy and institutional design are our three most effective weapons in waging peace.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Africa; iraq; peace; politics; third world; violence; war; TEDGlobal 2010; 2010
Downloads: 150
[movies]Robert Muggah: How to protect fast-growing cities from failing - TED.com
Worldwide, violence is on the decline, but in the crowded cities of the global south — cities like Aleppo, Bamako and Caracas — violence is actually accelerating, fueled by the drug trade, mass unemployment and civil unrest. Security researcher Robert Muggah turns our attention toward these “fragile cities,” super-fast-growing places where infrastructure is weak and government often ineffective...
Keywords: Tedtalks; TED; Talks; cities; global issues; violence; war; youth; TEDGlobal 2014; 2014
Downloads: 22
[movies]Zak Ebrahim: I am the son of a terrorist. Here's how I chose peace. - TED.com
If you’re raised on dogma and hate, can you choose a different path? Zak Ebrahim was just seven years old when his father helped plan the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. His story is shocking, powerful and, ultimately, inspiring.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; Middle East; peace; terrorism; violence; TED2014; 2014
Downloads: 107
[movies]Mohamed Ali: The link between unemployment and terrorism - TED.com
For the young and unemployed in the world's big cities, dreams of opportunity and wealth do come true -- but too often because they're heavily recruited by terrorist groups and other violent organizations. Human rights advocate Mohamed Ali draws on stories from his native Mogadishu to make a powerful case for innovation incubators for our cities' young and ambitious.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; Africa; entrepreneur; global issues; innovation; peace; violence; TEDCity2.0; 2013
Downloads: 31
[movies]Asher Hasan's message of peace from Pakistan - TED.com
One of a dozen Pakistanis who came to TEDIndia despite security hassles entering the country, TED Fellow Asher Hasan shows photos of ordinary Pakistanis that drive home a profound message for citizens of all nations: look beyond disputes, and see the humanity we share.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; culture; entrepreneur; global issues; health; health care; peace; politics; violence; war; TEDIndia 2009; 2009
Downloads: 102
[movies]Eve Ensler: happiness in body and soul - TED.com
Eve Ensler, creator of "The Vagina Monologues," shares how a discussion about menopause with her friends led to talking about all sorts of sexual acts onstage, waging a global campaign to end violence toward women and finding her own happiness.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2004; TED; Talks; Featured; arts; culture; entertainment; gender; global issues; happiness; performance; storytelling; theater; violence; women; 2004
Downloads: 107
[movies]James Stavridis: How NATO's Supreme Commander thinks about global security - TED.com
Imagine a global security driven by collaboration -- among agencies, government, the private sector and the public. That's not just the distant hope of open-source fans, it's the vision of James Stavridis, the Supreme Commander of NATO, who shares vivid moments from recent military history to explain why security of the future should be built with bridges rather than walls.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; collaboration; global issues; open-source; peace; politics; social media; violence; war; TEDGlobal 2012; 2012
Downloads: 414
[movies]Inge Missmahl brings peace to the minds of Afghanistan - TED.com
When Jungian analyst Inge Missmahl visited Afghanistan, she saw the inner wounds of war -- widespread despair, trauma and depression. And yet, in this county of 30 million people, there were only two dozen psychiatrists. Missmahl talks about her work helping to build the country's system of psychosocial counseling, promoting both individual and, perhaps, national healing.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; brain; culture; global issues; peace; politics; potential; poverty; psychology; violence; war; TEDGlobal 2010; 2010
Downloads: 147
[movies]Marc Goodman: A vision of crimes in the future - TED.com
The world is becoming increasingly open, and that has implications both bright and dangerous. Marc Goodman paints a portrait of a grave future, in which technology's rapid development could allow crime to take a turn for the worse.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Internet; biology; crime; future; global issues; law; open-source; security; technology; violence; TEDGlobal 2012; 2012
Downloads: 429
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